As spring approaches, Calgarians never seem to be exempt from the endless snow fall. However, there is beauty in such landscapes. This lens piece showcases the beautiful landscapes found in Calgary this winter.
Photos by Amber McLinden, Olivia Baychu, Kourtney Meldrum, Alexandra Nicholson, Amber McLinden and, Deanna Tucker.
Published on: March 23, 2017
The Langevin Bridge located along memorial and Edmonton Trail overlooks Calgary's famous Bow river. With the added lights to the Bridge, this makes for an iconic place in the city.
Photo by Olivia Baychu.
The C-Train runs on 7 Avenue in downtown Calgary. At the intersection of 7 Avenue and 2 Street, the train rushes by showing the hustle and bustle of the city on a weekday.
Photo by Amber McLinden.
Left: The 775 foot Suncor Energy Center, known as the Bow, was completed in 2012. The head sculpture, Wonderland, was built be artist Jaume Plensa and features the head of a young girl overlooking downtown Calgary. The Bow and sculpture remain a tourist draw for Calgary. Photo by of Arianna Korbett
Middle: Red sculpture named “benny” stands along Stephen Avenue on his phone. Photo by Alexandra Nicholson.
Right: Located off of Stephen Avenue (8th Avenue) and along 2nd Street SouthWest in Calgary. This archway runs along the newly opened La Maison Simmons store. Photo by Kourtney Meldrum
The Calgary Tower shines a bright blue at night. The Calgary's Towers LED Lights are known to have light shows at 5 a.m. every morning. They are also known to bring colour to the Downtown core in the late hours of the night.
Photo by Olivia Baychu
Left: Metal Horse sculpture shows the rapid development of Calgary through references to horses and the iconic Calgary Tower. Photo by Alexandra Nicholson
Middle: Calgary Transit's first-ever elevated train station opened in Sunalta in 2012, drawing attention to its design which is unique to Calgary. The bronze ceiling appears more like art above the first level of escalators and stairs leading to or from the platform, with horizontal and vertical lines hypnotizing its guests on their daily commute. Photo by Deanna Tucker
Right: Located on Stephen Avenue (8th Avenue) outside Bankers Hall and between 2nd and 3rd Street in Calgary are the Stephen Avenue Galleria Trees. These ten metal trees were installed in 2000 to reduce wind gusts on the block. Photo by Kourtney Meldrum
Historical buildings along Stephen Avenue offer a mix of old and new to the city’s architecture.
Photo by Alexandra Nicholson